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“Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli makes less than $3,000 a month
5/29/2023 2:00 PM
It’s a far cry from the heady days of jacking up prices on life-saving drugs and spending ridiculous money to be the sole owner of a Wu Tang album. “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, who is best known for jacking up the price of an antiparasitic pill from $13.50 per pill to $750 per pill, now […] The post Read More
Tadao Ando is the “it” architect to the rich and famous
5/29/2023 12:00 PM
Frank Lloyd Wright may be a world famous architect whose homes frequently hit the market for well into the seven figures and, sometimes, even higher. But he has nothing on Tadao Ando, the 81-year-old Japanese architect, whose homes are in demand by some of the wealthiest people in the world, according to the Wall Street […] The post...Read More
Florida mortgage loan officer pleads guilty to tax evasion
5/29/2023 10:00 AM
A Florida mortgage loan officer pleaded guilty last week to evading federal income taxes on more than three-quarters of a million dollars in income. Jeffrey Donaldson, of Orlando, made more than $750,000 working as a loan originator for Movement Mortgage, LLC, and as a branch manager at CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC between 2015 and 2018, according...Read More
Former MMA fighter opens Long Island real estate brokerage
5/29/2023 8:00 AM
A retired mixed martial arts fighter is getting into the slightly less rough-and-tumble field of Long Island real estate. Al Iaquinta, 36, who rose to as high as the fourth-ranked lightweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, opened a real estate brokerage in Wantagh, Newsday reported. Iaquinta, whose career record was 14-7-1 over a 13-year...Read More
Portland landlords push for rent control rollback akin to NY ask
5/29/2023 6:00 AM
In New York this month, elected officials introduced legislation that would let landlords hike rents on stabilized apartments and instantly drew the wrath of city socialists.  Tenant advocates, who claimed the “poisonous bill” would kill affordability, drove a handful of sponsors to pull support. That attack sparked a stand-off with owners ...Read More
Chris Isaak accuses homebuilder of fraudulent wicked game
5/28/2023 4:00 PM
A tangle of Tennessee lawsuits that includes Chris Isaak as a plaintiff alleges a home builder engaged in a wicked game of fraud totalling millions of dollars against his business partners and lenders. In one lawsuit, Brian Layton, who owns Britt Development, is accused of, among other things, forging Isaak’s signature to secure loans connected ...Read More
Taylor Swift’s “Cornelia Street” inspiration for sale
5/28/2023 2:00 PM
Taylor Swift may never walk Cornelia Street again, but a wealthy buyer could if they have a pittance of the pop star’s wealth. The home Swift famously rented at 23 Cornelia Street in Manhattan’s West Village is for sale with an initial asking price of $18 million, the Wall Street Journal reported. Swift doesn’t own […] The post Read More
Greenwich mansion with 1,200-bottle wine cellar lists for $28M
5/28/2023 12:00 PM
A Greenwich, Connecticut, manse with views of Long Island Sound has listed for $27.95 million. The 11,500-square-foot home at 1 Indian Chase Drive in the wealthy Connecticut enclave has seven bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and sits on 1.8 acres, according to the listing by Leslie McElwreath of Sotheby’s International Realty — Greenwich Brokerage.&#...Read More
Landlord allegedly commits arson to Billy Joel’s “We Didn’t Start the Fire’ 
5/28/2023 10:00 AM
Billy Joel famously sang he didn’t start the fire, but a Duluth, Minnesota, landlord very well may have last week while using the Piano Man’s song as a soundtrack. Travis Carlson, 37, is accused of setting his apartment on the 2400 block of Fourth Street aflame while playing “We Didn’t Start the Fire,” CBS News […] The post Read More
Feds hit real estate training company with $17M fine
5/28/2023 8:00 AM
A Utah real estate training company has settled with the Federal Trade Commission after being accused of making “false promises” to sell its programs. Response Marketing LLC was ordered to pay $16.7 million as a result of Monday’s settlement with the FTC and the Utah Division of Consumer Protection, KSL reported. Investigators said it was [̷...Read More

CNN Living:
Should dating apps have HIV filters?
9/15/2016 7:13 AM
Dating apps and sites offer the option to filter matches by sex, ethnicity, height or religion -- but they could be even more personal...Read More
How Grindr got men to self-test for HIV
7/25/2016 8:04 AM
Grindr, a dating app for gay men, was found to be an effective way to give out HIV self-test kits to men at risk of infection and reduce the spread of HIV, according to a recent study....Read More
When sex is bad for men, good for women
9/8/2016 11:56 AM
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When your kids think you"re always wrong
9/14/2016 11:31 AM
It can be exasperating when your tween or teen thinks you are wrong all the time, but it is often a normal part of your child"s development...Read More
How to deal with a defiant child
8/30/2016 11:07 AM
Most parents have struggled with a defiant child, but what they might not realize is that there are steps they can take to eliminate the challenging behavior....Read More
Stop the meltdowns!
8/19/2016 3:37 PM
In my house, we called it going boneless. That"s when my girls, as toddlers, would arch their backs, screaming uncontrollably, usually in a public place (of course!) and there was nothing my husband or I could do to satisfy them....Read More
Setting limits for "spoiled" kids
9/13/2016 12:27 PM
More than 10 years ago, as I headed to one of my final OB/GYN appointments before my first daughter was born, I had a moment...Read More
Toxic chemicals are hiding in your house dust
9/14/2016 9:33 AM
Researchers say 45 toxic chemicals are found commonly in your house dust, with 10 of them lurking in 90% of homes across the country...Read More
A four-day workweek could be hazardous to your health
9/15/2016 5:47 AM
The math is simple, but the implications of these schedules are different. The danger is in disregarding the effects that can occur as a result of fatigue and stress...Read More
Prescription heroin gets green light in Canada
9/14/2016 8:15 PM
Health Canada has amended its regulations to allow Canadian doctors to prescribe heroin as a treatment for those who are severely addicted to the drug. Last week"s change to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act permits doctors to apply for permission under the federal Special Access Program to offer their addicted patients diacetylmorphine: phar...Read More

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